John Sabol - News

Where the Air is Better.

Current Location  -  WFTS-TV Tampa Bay, FL


Represented by  -  John Butte

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Career Summary

For seven years, John worked the unique role as both news and sports anchor of the highly rated weekend newscasts on WFTS, Tampa Florida. Since 2018 he also served as the station’s lead sports reporter/anchor and host/producer of numerous Tampa Bay Lightning playoff specials.

John says he still loves sports, but that doing the news too, grabbed him. His anchoring combines the fun and excitement of sports with the earnestness and significance of news.

John joined WFTS from WOWK, Charleston, West Virginia where he was an award-winning sports director. John earned his journalism degree at Kent State University.

He is the youngest of five kids and married his high school sweetheart. He and Alyssa and their young daughter love to travel, spend time with family, and always hang with their golden retriever, Myla.


11 years News and Sports


Kent State University

B.S. Journalism,Broadcast News | Minor, Political Science

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